Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 175 174
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 30 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.30% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 4.29% 2.21% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 21
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £284 £211 £290
90th Percentile £380 £439 £575
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £45.75 £47.83 £33.75
% change year-on-year -4.35% +41.72% -6.25%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 700 589 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.34% 13.49% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 396 421
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £116 £175
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £453 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 45 50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.83% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.80 £9.45
90th Percentile £25.92 £21.05 £25.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% -1.56%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -5 16 £325 -22.62% 10
South Yorkshire +3 9 £325 - 3
North Yorkshire +6 5 £369 +63.89% 5
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 24 (80.00%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (33.33%) HP
7 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 9 (30.00%) vSphere
9 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 8 (26.67%) vCenter Server
9 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) PowerCLI
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
10 7 (23.33%) Clustering
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) SCCM
11 6 (20.00%) Office 365
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.00%) Migration
11 6 (20.00%) Change Management
11 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
11 6 (20.00%) EMC
11 6 (20.00%) DHCP
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (20.00%) ITIL
11 6 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 6 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) IPsec
6 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) Skype
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Firebird
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Server Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (13.33%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.33%) People Management
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Server Management
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCA
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.33%) NFS
5 2 (6.67%) Firmware
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) XenServer
6 1 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (3.33%) PowerHA
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) vCenter Server
2 7 (23.33%) PowerCLI
2 7 (23.33%) SCCM
3 5 (16.67%) WSUS
4 4 (13.33%) HP SIM
4 4 (13.33%) SCOM
5 3 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (10.00%) vRealize
6 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
6 2 (6.67%) OpenView
7 1 (3.33%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 6 (20.00%) EMC
6 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 4 (13.33%) NetApp
7 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco
9 2 (6.67%) IBM
9 2 (6.67%) McAfee
10 1 (3.33%) Brocade
10 1 (3.33%) Meraki
10 1 (3.33%) Remedy
10 1 (3.33%) Sage
10 1 (3.33%) Spiceworks
10 1 (3.33%) Veeam
10 1 (3.33%) Veritas